Straw ciosan detail. Highland Folk Museum, QP4.

Straw ciosan, possibly from Uist, detail. Highland Folk Museum, QP 4.

This detail shows the side of the straw ciosan from the Highland Folk Museum QP4. The base of the coil is straw, the binding is either willow, or possibly bramble and looks to have been oiled, and the mend is in twine. Its origin is described as possibly Uist.

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